News for Thursday, May 18, 2006

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Ramble on

WhiteWater Ramble takes eclectic mix of music on the road

WhiteWater Ramble was mistaken for three different bands at the first wedding they performed at. It was a logical mistake.

Get ready to rock

Teen Battle of the Bands is back

The lead singer of the band In the Gutter came down with strep throat this week. And although guitarist Jojo La is concerned about the status of the vocalist, In the Gutter will appear on stage Saturday night during the third annual Teen Battle of the Bands.

CD Reviews for May 19

Bruce Springsteen "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions" On sale at All That Jazz for $16.98 Bruce Springsteen succeeds once again by making you proud to have been born in the U.S.A. I wasn't expecting folk music, but I immediately started tapping my foot and looked around the room for someone to swing me around by my arm.

A legacy of responsibility

Woman tells about growing up trapped within two worlds

At age four, Rita Williams already had experienced the death of her mother and abandonment by her father. She was left in the care of Aunt Daisy, the last surviving black widow of a Civil War Union soldier.

Step approved for roundabout

The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission approved on Thursday an early step in the approval process for a project that would include a roundabout at a Routt County Road 27 intersection.

Allison Plean: Sounds of spring

Every time I hear her in concert, I cry. (And I'm not a crier.)

Funky chickens

Photographer finds beauty

JoAnn Baker Paul photographs animals as if they were movie stars and names them after musicians.

Seeking the road to compromise

More than 100 people turn out for roadless task force meeting

People in Northern Colorado care about public lands. They just have differing views about how to best care for them.

First family finds first paper

Crawfords hope 1885 Pilot spurs effort to digitize newspapers

A few things have changed at the Steamboat Pilot since editor and proprietor James Hoyle's original issue was printed on July 31, 1885.

Music calendar for May 19

Tonight ¤ Organstein, jazz trio When: 7 p.m. Where: Three Peaks Grill, 2165 Pine Grove Road Cost: Free Call: 879-3399

Steamboat Springs City Council business

Approved: A resolution establishing the 2006 payment-in-lieu option for the city's affordable housing ordinance.

The Record for May 19

12:25 a.m. A man reported a bonfire and people screaming in the 2500 block of Val d'Isere Circle. The residents were given a warning.

Briefs for May 19

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp is holding its annual Clean-Up Day beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided. Call 879-7125.

Allison's picks for May 19

Tonight ¤ Free Friday Foreign Film Series featuring "Antonia's Line" When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; movie begins at 7 p.m. Where: Steamboat Mountain Theater in Ski Time Square Cost: Free

Grace your garden with grasses

Often when we think about bare spots in the garden, we consider shrubs, perennials or annual flowers to add color, texture, aroma or interest to an area. Another plant to consider in your Steamboat-area garden is one of the ornamental grasses that grow well here. Grasses are practically pest-free and easy to grow perennials.

West Routt development a step closer to building

A proposed development on the west side of Hayden was again the subject of discussions with town officials Thursday.

Seventh Street site quashed

School Board nixes city's choice for community center

The George P. Sauer Human Services Center will not be converted into a community center after all.

Celebrating servicemen

Armed Forces Day honors members of military Saturday

Routt County residents will have the opportunity to recognize and remember members of the U.S. military Saturday on Armed Forces Day.

Now showing

Wildhorse 6 Stadium Cinemas opens its doors

The wait is over. Wildhorse 6 Stadium Cinemas opens today and offers a moviegoing experience that includes wall-to-wall, 35-foot-by-35-foot screens, gourmet popcorn and stadium seats with 44-inch backs and legroom to spare.